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Super Monaco GP is a first-person perspective racing game which allows you to race other cars around the famous Monaco Grand Prix course. You first must qualify for a position on the grid by driving round a shortened version of the course on your own. The faster you drive the higher placing on the grid. The actual race has you competing against 19 other drivers and as well as trying to beat them all you must get to checkpoints within a time limit or it is race over. You also have to stay ahead of a certain position which starts at 20th and gets lower the longer the race goes on.

The Genesis version of Super Monaco adds a complete career mode, however. In the career mode, your goal is to win a season of races. Unfortunately, you start with a relatively slow car. By challenging other drivers, you can move to a better team and car, and ultimately win the F1 World Title. As well as the famous Monaco course, others from around the world have been added, to give the game a longer shelf life.


Super Monaco GP Genesis Rounding a Corner
Super Monaco GP Atari ST Oops
Super Monaco GP ZX Spectrum Loading screen
Super Monaco GP Arcade Transmission Select.

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Alternate Titles

  • "Super Monaco G.P." -- C64 + Amiga title
  • "G.P. Mônaco" -- Brazilian Game Gear title
  • "スーパーモナコGP" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

This is a great racer and I would highly recommend it for anyone looking for a racing game on the Genesis. Genesis zemonn (176)

Critic Reviews

Computer and Video Games (CVG) Arcade Sep, 1989 94 out of 100 94
Mean Machines Genesis Dec, 1990 93 out of 100 93
The One Amiga Apr, 1991 89 out of 100 89
Raze SEGA Master System Nov, 1990 87 out of 100 87
CU Amiga Amiga Mar, 1991 85 out of 100 85
1UP! Genesis Jul 18, 2017 85 out of 100 85
Commodore Format Commodore 64 Apr, 1991 78 out of 100 78
ST Action Atari ST Jan, 1993 72 out of 100 72
Retrogaming History SEGA Master System Aug 07, 2009 7 out of 10 70
64'er Commodore 64 Aug, 1991 3 out of 10 30


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